Unsettling Science

Unsettling Science

Recently I wrote about the PURE study which followed over 135,000 people in 18 countries for seven years. It found that current dietary guidelines are essentially wrong as there was an increased rate of heart disease stroke and mortality associated with low fat rather...
Reckoning Is Coming

Reckoning Is Coming

Let me be very clear upfront. We all have to make a living. Only the government can forcibly extract money to keep itself going. The rest of us need to exchange goods or services in return for money. A business which employs people needs to do the same otherwise it...

Breakfast Blues

In this video Dr Joe and George Helou discuss breakfast cereals and whether they are actually good for...
Simple Works!

Simple Works!

Sometimes I genuinely despair for the medical profession that I am a member of. There is an increasing desire to find complicated solutions and ignore simple solutions, which work. This mainly comes from academia, public health and those who devise guidelines rather...
Can Food Be Healthy

Can Food Be Healthy

Once in a while one reads something that causes a double take. An article on the Washington Post entitled “No food is healthy. Not even kale” essentially made the point that no food is healthy. Sounds totally against all current thinking. We hear so much about whether...